RATE CARD

Effective January 1, 2021

We exist to build and strengthen community through media, by providing and safeguarding affordable access to tools, training, and a creative space, to enable free expression and digital equity.

MEMBERSHIP FEES

Basic Membership: Monthly  $10 per month Includes monthly access to the Community Media Center and DCM staff during normal operating hours. Includes program airtime on DCM’s Comcast cable channels, as well as web-stream and video on‐demand apps upon availability. Access to equipment rental and production studios available for an additional fee. Access to certification and seminar classes for an additional fee.

 

Basic Membership: Annual

 

$100 per year Includes yearly access to the Community Media Center and DCM staff during normal operating hours. Includes program airtime on DCM’s Comcast cable channels, as well as web-stream and video on‐demand apps upon availability. Access to equipment rental and production studios available for an additional fee. Access to certification and seminar classes for an additional fee.

 

All-Inclusive Membership: Annual $800 per year Includes all Basic member benefits plus: Field production and editing equipment and studio rentals at no additional charge and complimentary enrollment in all certification classes. Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria.

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All-Inclusive Membership: Community Partner $1800 per year Includes all Basic member benefits and all All-Inclusive member benefits for up to three (3) designated persons from a Community Partner Organization. Persons must be formally affiliated with the Community Partner Organization. Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria.

PRODUCTION CRITERIA 

 

Community Partner: Additional Member $500 per year

per person

Additional All-inclusive memberships available for Community Partner Organizations. Additional members must be formally affiliated with the Community Partner Organization.

 

BRIDGING THE DIVIDE MEMBERSHIP

Bridging the Divide Membership: Annual $50 per year A discounted yearly Basic membership package for persons that meet any of the following qualifications (subject to verification):

  • Age 65 or older.
  • Under age 18.
  • Currently enrolled in a State or Federal government assistance program.

Membership includes monthly access to the Community Media Center and DCM staff during normal operating hours. Includes program airtime on DCM’s Comcast cable channels, as well as web-stream and video on‐demand apps upon availability. Access to equipment rental and production studios available for an additional fee. Access to certification and seminar classes for an additional fee.

EQUIPMENT RENTAL

Field Equipment Production Package $40 per day A turn-key field equipment package to include the member’s choice of professional video camera (Camcorder or DSLR), light kit, wireless mic, tripod and edit laptop. Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria.

PRODUCTION CRITERIA 

Video Camera $20 per day Member’s choice of a professional video camera (Camcorder / DSLR / Mevo / GoPro). Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria.

PRODUCTION CRITERIA 

Edit Lab – Drop in $2 per hour Drop in access to edit lab computers. Available software: Adobe Creative Cloud apps, Apple Final Cut Pro and Motion. Access is first come, first served during normal business hours.
Edit Laptop $20 per day Apple Mac Book Pro laptop available for off-site editing and media management. Includes Final Cut Pro and Adobe Creative Cloud apps. Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria and ratios.

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Edit Bay Room Rental $5 per hour On-line video edit bay for post-production and program finishing. Includes access to Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud apps and ProTools with control panel. Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria.

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Main Studio Rental $25 per hour. (A two-hour minimum per rental applies) Member access to the CMC main TV production studio. Members must complete Main Studio Certification class before accessing the studio. Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria.

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Digital Podcast Studio Rental $12.50 per hour Member access to the CMC digital podcast studio. Members must complete Digital Podcast Studio Certification class before accessing the studio. Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria.

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BRIDGING THE DIVIDE EQUIPMENT RENTAL

Bridging the Divide: Field Equipment Production Package $20 per day For BTD members only: A turn-key field equipment package that includes the member’s choice of professional video camera (Camcorder or DSLR), light kit, wireless mic, tripod and edit laptop. Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria.

PRODUCTION CRITERIA

 

Bridging the Divide: Video Camera $10 per day For BTD members only: Member’s choice of a professional video camera (Camcorder / DSLR / Mevo / GoPro). Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria.

PRODUCTION CRITERIA

 

Bridging the Divide: Edit Lab – Drop in $2 per hour For BTD members only: Drop in access to edit lab computers. Available software: Adobe Creative Cloud apps, Apple Final Cut Pro and Motion. Access is first come, first served during normal business hours.

 

Bridging the Divide: Edit Laptop $10 per day For BTD members only: Apple Mac Book Pro laptop available for off-site editing and media management. Includes Final Cut Pro and Adobe Creative Cloud apps. Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria.

PRODUCTION CRITERIA

 

Bridging the Divide: Edit Bay Room Rental $2.50 per hour For BTD members only: On-line video edit bay for post-production and program finishing. Includes access to Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud apps and ProTools with control panel. Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria.

PRODUCTION CRITERIA

 

Bridging the Divide: Main Studio Rental $12.50 per hour. (A two-hour minimum per rental applies) For BTD members only: Member access to the CMC main TV production studio. Members must complete Main Studio Certification class before accessing the studio. Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria.

PRODUCTION CRITERIA

 

Bridging the Divide: Digital Podcast Studio Rental $6.25 per hour. (A two-hour minimum per rental applies) For BTD members only: Member access to the CMC digital podcast studio. Members must complete Digital Podcast Studio Certification class before accessing the studio. Subject to availability and DCM’s established production criteria.

PRODUCTION CRITERIA

CERTIFICATION CLASSES

Video Editing Certification $100 per class An introduction to video editing and DCM video edit equipment. Members may choose between learning Apple Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro. Total class time is 4 hours over 2 class sessions. Editing computers will be provided.

Members must complete this class before renting video edit equipment. Basic computer literacy is strongly recommended for this course. Members must understand basic computer operations: File saving, keyboard and mouse operations. Course fees are non-refundable. Basic computer literacy training may be found at the Denver Public Library.

 

Field Equipment Certification $50 per class An introduction to the basic and safe use of DCM’s video field production equipment. Total class time is 2 hours. Equipment will be provided. Members must complete this class before renting field equipment.

 

Main Studio Certification $75 per class Member certification on the safe use of the CMC Main Television Studio. Includes an overview of all studio components: Cameras, switcher, audio mix, playback, teleprompter and live streaming. Total class time is 3 hours. Members and crew involved in a production must complete this class before scheduling the Main studio.

 

Digital Podcast Studio Certification $75 per class Member certification on the safe use of the CMC Digital Podcast Studio. Includes an overview of all studio components: Cameras, switcher, audio mix, playback, teleprompter and live streaming. Total class time is 3 hours. Members must complete this class before scheduling the Digital Podcast studio.

 

New Member Orientation FREE Join us for a tour of the facility and a rundown of all DCM policies and procedures. This required class is the first step for all new members to get active and get equipped with all the information to start using the media center, checking out equipment, reserving studio time and submitting programs for sharing on our media channels.

 

BRIDGING THE DIVIDE CERTIFICATION CLASSES

Bridging the Divide: Video Editing Certification $50 per class For BTD members only: An introduction to video editing and DCM video edit equipment. Members may choose between learning Apple Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro. Total class time is 4 hours over 2 class sessions. Editing computers will be provided.

Members must complete this class before renting video edit equipment. Basic computer literacy is strongly recommended for this course. Members must understand basic computer operations: File saving, keyboard and mouse operations. Course fees are non-refundable. Basic computer literacy training may be found at the Denver Public Library.

Bridging the Divide: Field Equipment Certification
$25 per class For BTD members only: An introduction to the basic and safe use of DCM’s video field production equipment. Total class time is 2 hours. Equipment will be provided. Members must complete this class before renting field equipment.

 

Bridging the Divide: Main Studio Certification $37.50 per class For BTD members only: Member certification on the safe use of the CMC Main Television Studio. Includes an overview of all studio components: Cameras, switcher, audio mix, playback, teleprompter and live streaming. Total class time is 3 hours. Members must complete this class before scheduling the Main studio.

 

Bridging the Divide: Digital Podcast Studio Certification $37.50 per class For BTD members only: Member certification on the safe use of the CMC Digital Podcast Studio. Includes an overview of all studio components: Cameras, switcher, audio mix, playback, teleprompter and live streaming. Total class time is 3 hours. Members must complete this class before scheduling the Digital Podcast studio.

CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION

Intermediate class – 2 hours $50 per class Intermediate level instruction, up to two hours.
Intermediate class – 3 hours $75 per class Intermediate level instruction, up to three hours.
Intermediate class – 4 hours $100 per class Intermediate level instruction, up to four hours.
Specialized Seminars $25 per hour Special one-time production and media seminars.

BRIDGING THE DIVIDE CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION

Bridging the Divide: Intermediate class – 2 hours $25 per class For BTD members only: Intermediate level instruction, up to two hours.
Bridging the Divide: Intermediate class – 3 hours $37.50 per class For BTD members only: Intermediate level instruction, up to three hours.
Bridging the Divide: Intermediate class – 4 hours $50 per class For BTD members only: Intermediate level instruction, up to four hours.
Bridging the Divide: Specialized Seminars $12.50 per class For BTD members only: Individual instruction for one hour.

DONATE

Charitable Donation Help support our mission to build community through media by providing a generous gift to Denver Community Media. Donations are tax deductible.

NON-MEMBER RATES

Rates for non-members are in formation and will be released in 2021

REFUND POLICY

Fees for Denver Community Media services and equipment are non-refundable and non-transferable. Unused classroom and equipment rental fees may be applied to future reservations.

Questions about DCM fees? Please contact the Community Media Access Coordinator at 720-337-4200, or email info@denvercommunitymedia.org.